On the occasion of the recently commemorated World Press Freedom Day, Al Jazeera Arabic Channel hosted a discussion on the role of the media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Guests on the live TV talk show “Without Frontiers” – Barbara Trionfi, IPI Executive Director and Moez Chakchouk, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information at UNESCO,  discussed some of the latest cases of press freedom violations, strategies for limiting the spread of misinformation and hate speech, as well as risks of limiting media freedom during the ongoing public health crisis.


Al Jazeera Media Network is an IPI member.